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ENGL 101: Advanced Academic Writing: Source Evaluation-CRAAP

Ways to Remember

CRAAP

Currency - Is the information timely?

Relevance - Is the information relevant to your research needs (your thesis statement).

Authority - Is this information from a reliable source?

Accuracy - Is this information reliable, truthful, and correct?

Purpose - For what reason does this information exist?

The CRAAP test is adapted from the Meriam Library at California State University Chico.

The CRAAP Test Worksheet

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